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Danny B.

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Torrance, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Danny B.

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I've been teaching drum set for 5 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to properly hold a pair of sticks and as time goes on you'll be able to effectively keep time, and play along to songs. I specialize in rock, fuck, pop, and blues drumming. In my lessons I typically us the instructional books Syncopation by Ted Reed and the Drummer's Bible by Mick Berry. At lessons I have two drum sets, drum pads, sticks, brushes, music stands, and various drum books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and am excited to teach.

About Danny

I have been playing and performing the drums for the past 16 years. In a teaching situation I try and provide a relaxed and friendly environment in order to learn a students strengths and weaknesses. I want students to be able to learn at their own pace, and not to worry if they think they are

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Dominic L.
Our son learned so much with his music teacher. We are grateful for his patience
Meghan
Danny is a great teacher - he's really patient and encouraging and my son adores his lessons and looks forward to them every week. Danny has a way of making him both take it seriously and also think he's having the most fun and is a natural. I high;y recommend him.
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Joe A.

8 Reviews
La Mirada, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded Contributions to Education from Vic Firth Drumsticks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe A.

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As a teacher, I believe that learning to play music is one of life’s most rewarding experiences. My goal is to help you take your musical aspirations as far as you can! As one of Southern California’s most renowned teachers, I have been teaching for over 20 years and am known as a specialist in using state-of-the-art methods in developing vocabulary, command, and control of the complete drum set. You will learn the masterful stick, finger and foot techniques used by the professionals.
What sets me apart from other teachers is my performance experience as an instructor/clinician. I have performed educational clinics at several universities, colleges, schools and music stores throughout the country. My knowledge and experience, unlimited 24/7 student support, follow-up and passion for music education is unparalleled.
I am the author of the education instructional video series titled, “The True Basics of Drumming”. My video series outlines some of my teaching and playing ...

About Joe

Joe Alessandro, Award winning educator and author of “The True Basics of Drumming” attended Music Institute (MI), Hollywood, California. Joe continued his music education studying with several name musicians such as Paul Cush, formerly of CBS Studios; Terry Bozzio and Chuck Silverman. Joe has st

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Robert A.
My first lesson with Joe was Awesome and eye opening!
Joe has plenty of patience when it comes to rookies like me! I felt very comfortable at his location!
I'm working on the techniques and homework he gave me and now it's making sense as I'm practicing at home what we went over on my first lesson. I feel like I made a great choice from the get go and I'm excited and looking forward my next 14 lessons!
Natasha
I would highly recommend joe to anyone that's looking to learn from a great music instructor!
To be the best, you have to learn from the best! :)
I've been taking lessons w/ joe for a couple of months and Not only is he affordable, but he's patient w/ you, he's passionate about what he does, he's good at communicating & Makes sure you understand what's going on. Joe also values the importance of drum concepts and techniques, & he's always there to help! :)
Chantelle Saad
Joe is an awesome teacher! He is super helpful and patient. He offers practical but essential instruction on the basics of drumming. Can't wait to continue classes with him!

Stefano A.

Burbank, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stefano A.

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Are you frustrated with learning the drums?
Do you feel stuck in a rut with your playing?

You can become the drummer you've always wanted to be with a specifically developed and focused plan. The strategies I teach will allow you to improve quickly and have fun so that you'll want to practice. That's the key to becoming a great drummer.

Our drum lessons together will give you specific methods to take your drumming to the next level and beyond. Together, we will pinpoint exactly what you need to express yourself confidently and see the most improvement from your efforts.

My name is Stefano A. I have helped hundreds of frustrated drummers of all ages and experience levels to love learning the art of hitting things. I've been through the challenges that come with learning the drums and I have spent over 20 years studying and developing a successful teaching strategy that will allow you to improve quickly while having fun learning the music you love.

About Stefano

Your drum lessons here will give you the motivation and tools that you need to play the drums the way you’ve always wanted. You'll get custom-tailored lessons, that work with your schedule, for the specific things you'd like to improve. ----- My name is Stefano. Together we will wo

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Justin L.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Acting Performance from KD Conservatory
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Justin L.

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Want to learn to play drums or get your drum chops even better? I can help! Ever since I started drumming at 10 years old, I fell in love. I've toured the country in multiple pop/ rock acts as the drummer and have tracked on countless albums. Come get better at drums at the beautiful Four Horsemen Studios with Justin.

About Justin

Hi! I’m Justin L. and I love to drum, play guitar, piano and write songs. For more than 15 years I’ve been honing my craft of musicianship, studying with the best music instructors and performing across the United States. If you (or your child) is looking for help playing guitar, drums, piano or si

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Cody ..
My experience as an electric guitar student of Justin's is nothing short of perfect for what I was looking for. Justin has a great studio with everything you'd need and is very focused on ensuring he's helping me learn what I want, not some standard, boring, antiquated way of teaching. He's got a TON of accomplishments under his belt (music and otherwise, he is also an actor!) from which to draw experience from and share with students. Very professional, personable and contemporary - IMO a perfect teacher and I'd recommend him to anyone looking for lessons!
Saujan
Justin is an excellent vocal and music teacher overall, he's a friendly person and is very professional.

Highly recommend him!
Saujan
Justin is an awesomely cool person and a very skilled instructor. His singing techniques and practices not only work but also challenge you to do better each day.
Inside a fully functional studio, there’s just so much learning you can do.
Highly recommend!

Alexa B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, English
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Alexa B.

9 Reviews
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I've been teaching drums to students of all ages since 2004. I'm available for lessons at my home studio or your house, and I'm great with kids, however I ask that your child is at least 6 years old. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play basic drum beats and play along to some of your favorite songs. At the same time, we'll work on good drumming technique, note reading, developing good timing, and more. I'm a very patient and positive teacher and would be excited to hear from you! I pride myself on having long-term student retention. :)

About Alexa

Hi, there! My name is Alexa and I would be excited to be your drum teacher. I've been teaching private lessons since 2004 and have helped 100+ students become better drummers. I strive to make my lessons fun yet productive. If you are a beginner, you'll learn all the foundations for good drumming s

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Steven
I just had my first lesson with Alexa, and it was a lot of FUN!
She has a lot of positivity and good naturedness, easy to relate to. She also was able to come up with some good ideas for how to improve some of my playing.
I look forward to my next lesson!
Erin
I had a lovely first lesson with Alexa! She was patient, encouraging, and fun. By the end of the lesson, I learned something new, knew what I needed to practice, and was excited to go back for another lesson.
Yasmin
WOW! My nephew was so inspired and excited after his first drum lesson with Alexa! She is so professional and knowledgeable ... and made the lesson so much fun! I wholeheartedly recommend her!
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Mel F.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English, Hebrew
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mel F.

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Sticking techniques as foundation for all percussive endeavors.

About Mel

Calm, caring and supportive are words which have been used to describe my teaching style. I am here to cultivate a lifelong love for music.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Long Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Long Beach is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $177 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Kevin does a great job teaching our young child. Very patient but challenging which keeps our child motivated to continue to learn."
Tammy
Took Drum lessons from Kevin F.
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"My five year old son had his first drum lesson and loved Andrew. He makes learning about music fun and is great with him. We are looking forward to many more lessons."
Jacob
Took Drum lessons from Andrew M.
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"My Grandson has come so far with his Drum Lessons!

My 9 year old Grandson has been taking lessons with Matthew for over a year. This is his very first experience with any drum lessons and because of Matthew's excellent teaching style, he has come so far!

I might add that my Grandson has Down Syndrome but that never stopped Matthew from being the Great Drum Instructor that he is complete with a rather relaxed, easy going but very professional teaching skill.

When my Grandson was at a MLB Game when presented with the spur-of-the-moment opportunity to play drums with some professionals, he had the confidence to just jump right in because of his experience with Matthew's drum lessons.

Thank you Matthew, we appreciate all you have done!"
Lori
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Kevin is great! Super chill and great to work with. Can't wait for our next lesson."
Shayne
Took Drum lessons from Kevin C.
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"Great first lesson! Neil was very professional and accommodating. It was very obvious that he was passionate about music and eager to pass it on to others. Can’t wait for the next lesson."
Jeff
Took Drum lessons from Neil D.
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"This is the 3rd class my daughter is doing with Aaron completely online. My daughter is really enjoying the class. Aaron is very professional and utilizes the full 30 minutes we have signed up for. We plan to continue classes with Aaron."
Ananya
Took Drum lessons from Aaron C.
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"Great instructor! Great communication"
Serena
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Joan is very patient as an instructor. I appreciate the feedback she has given me on nuances in my body posture, my grip on the sticks, and seating position to help me be comfortable during the lessons. I began drum lessons with her early in my pregnancy and she has been very accommodating to my busy and hectic schedule."
Azine
Took Drum lessons from Joan Q.
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"David is a good and patient teacher. He really helped me with honing the fundamentals."
Eric
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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"Casey is a great teacher! I've really enjoyed my lessons with him! He makes learning drums tons of fun!!"
Laura
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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